Monthly Archive: April, 2012

#FEELINGS4REAL

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This post is the first in a series by guest author, Carter Weeks Maddox.  Carter Weeks Maddox teaches English composition at Texas State University-San Marcos, where he recently completed a graduate degree in literature.… Continue reading

Why a Museum of the Future now, in Mexico

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This is a guest post from Kate Balug, an artist and producer of cultural urban projects. Her current research includes an examination of critical imagination as a tool to redefine urban paradigms, intervention… Continue reading

Intercultural Planning and Cultural Competency

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This is a guest post by Ian Adelman, a graduate student in urban planning at Tufts University. On April 6th I participated in the “Skill Building for the Intercultural Planner: A Cultural Competency… Continue reading

June Jordan and a Black Feminist Poetics of Architecture // Site 2: The Intersection

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This entry is by guest author Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Phd.  Alexis is a queer black troublemaker, a black feminist space cadet time-traveler and an inspired embodiment of love. She is the founder of… Continue reading

Portlandia, The Wire and Treme: The City on TV

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Back when David Simon, creator of The Wire, announced that his second urban HBO show would be called Treme and set in post-Katrina New Orleans, I joked that, in order for him to… Continue reading

Who We’re Listening To…Caesar McDowell and the Intelligent, Equitable City

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Not too long ago, at a forum sponsored by the National Building Museum, the Rockefeller Foundation, and IBM on “Intelligent Cities,” Caesar McDowell delivered a presentation touching on three projected trends of future global… Continue reading